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Subject: Re: Ean
Author: Devonelisa   (Authenticated as Devonelisa)
Date: May 17, 2004 at 7:34:55 PM
Reply to: Ean by John
Where did you find it? The context the name is found in, the language, etc. can all provide clues towards the true etymology.

It's not a traditional form of Ian/John at all. More likely, in Europe, to come from the Scots Gaelic Eanraig, form of Henry.

Devon

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